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moved in on the armed al-qaeda linked militants holding the hostages at that energy facility in algeria. according to government officials just in the past couple of hours, they have explained that final assault on the militants today. they said that, in fact, there were dead on both sides, both on the militants and the hostages. and the latest provisional death toll for the entire four-day siege, 32 militants dead, as well as 23 hostages and that includes foreign hostages. as for the americans, state department, we were talking to them a short while ago, they are still not coming up with numbers, except for the acknowledgment of the one american who died of a heart attack during this siege. we have been reporting that we believe that five americans had escaped and were free. we also had been saying, however, that two americans were still being held by the militants. reuters news agency today saying that they felt that two americans were freed today. but we have not gotten that confirmed. here is a little bit more of what secretary of defense leon panetta had to say in london today. >>
. iran claims it is for peaceful purposes, but the international atomic energy suspect they may have tested triggers for atomic weapons. this made after intense talks and another round is set for next month. and back in this country president obama will be officially sworn in the blue room. it must happen on the 20th of january. but all of the formal pomp and circumstance will be in front of the capitol on monday. during the first inaugural two million people attended the event. it is expected that the crowds will be smaller with 700,000 braving the chilly temperatures in the nation's capt cament . the president has seen a lot of excitement with this day dubbed the national day of service and the president helped to paint a mural in a local elementary school and joining us now is a former obama white house spokesman . welcome, great to have you here. thank you for having me. >> what about the day of service and why is it important to tie it to his in- inauguration. >> we are kicking off with a national day of service. this is a tradition that the president would like future president
reduction, measures to help the economy, energy, we have a stacked agenda here. i think urgency in the country to address this. >> there is only one guy that can lead in washington that can find a solution to big problems and that is the president. >> reporter: so bottom line is that the president is going to try to hit the big picture themes in the inaugural address tomorrow afternoon outside the west pointed of the capital and say some of thels that will divide both sides of issue. he will save that for state of the union address when he heads back to capitol hill. >> gregg: thanks very much. >> heather: frustration preparation is under way as washington gets welcome to hundreds of thousands of guests. carl cameron is at the national mall with more on that. >> the historic nature of inaugurating the first black african-american president is much different right now. it was a worldwide celebration and there were ten inaugural balls in washington, d.c. president and michelle obama went ball to ball in a big celebration. this time around, nations the challenges the country faces
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